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The Resource Constructing American lives : biography & culture in nineteenth-century America, Scott E. Casper

Constructing American lives : biography & culture in nineteenth-century America, Scott E. Casper

Label
Constructing American lives : biography & culture in nineteenth-century America
Title
Constructing American lives
Title remainder
biography & culture in nineteenth-century America
Statement of responsibility
Scott E. Casper
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Casper, Scott E
Government publication
government publication level undetermined
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biography as a literary form
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Constructing American lives : biography & culture in nineteenth-century America, Scott E. Casper
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.--Yale University)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 399-425) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Biographical mania : toward a cultural history of genre -- Didactic nationalism versus Johnsonian theory, 1790-1830 : Fables of Parson Weems -- Representative men and women, 1820-1860 : Two readers' worlds -- Truth and tradition, nation and section, 1820-1860 : Hawthorne, Sparks, and biography at midcentury -- The inner man in the literary market, 1850-1880 : James A. Garfield, biography reader and biographical subject -- Publishers, pantheons, and the public, 1880-1900 -- The dawn of biography is breaking
Control code
980098022056
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 439 p
Isbn
9780807847657
Lccn
lc98022056
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill
Label
Constructing American lives : biography & culture in nineteenth-century America, Scott E. Casper
Publication
Note
Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.--Yale University)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 399-425) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Biographical mania : toward a cultural history of genre -- Didactic nationalism versus Johnsonian theory, 1790-1830 : Fables of Parson Weems -- Representative men and women, 1820-1860 : Two readers' worlds -- Truth and tradition, nation and section, 1820-1860 : Hawthorne, Sparks, and biography at midcentury -- The inner man in the literary market, 1850-1880 : James A. Garfield, biography reader and biographical subject -- Publishers, pantheons, and the public, 1880-1900 -- The dawn of biography is breaking
Control code
980098022056
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 439 p
Isbn
9780807847657
Lccn
lc98022056
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill

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